Friday, March 19, 2010

Awakening fully

I am saddened by the assertion some people make that meditation is somehow selfish. They feel guilty about coming to class and being unproductive. I would like to shout the following from the housetops:

Whenever someone awakens fully,
it affects human consciousness
at a collective level.
It is like dropping a stone
into a dark murky pond.
Ripples of light!
Not one word need be spoken.

-- Leonard Jacobsen

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous11:11 AM

    Some selfishness is a good taking care of ourselves and taking care of the earth. The word has got a bad rap in my estimation. True selfishnesss is more about greed.
    annie c


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